DBT Skills

DBT Skills

Dialectical Behavior Therapy, also known as DBT, combines elements of individual and group therapy along with social skills training to help people with Borderline Personality Disorder better navigate the severe emotion turmoil they frequently experience.

A Roadmap To Recovery

A Roadmap To Recovery

There is a young woman named Lorna who writes an excellent blog, Living Beyond The Borderline that details her everyday experiences coping with BPD.

BPD Pioneer Passes

BPD Pioneer Passes

On January 11th, the Borderline Personality Disorder community lost a person who had as much impact on improving the lives of those with BPD as anyone. Dr. John Gunderson, MD, professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Director Emeritus of the affiliated McLean Hospital and a pioneer in the diagnosis, treatment, and research of borderline personality disorder (BPD) passed away. How important was John Gunderson and his work regarding BPD? Irreplaceable.

Pets and BPD: How They Help

Pets and BPD: How They Help

There are lots of research studies that support the value of including animals as part of a treatment plan for a wide range of health issues. But no studies have specifically looked at the experience of people who have borderline personality disorder and also own pets. Until now…